Yakubu heard Jesus speak in his own language. Now his faith has been restored.
Yakubu grew up a Christian but became disillusioned with the faith when he believed his pastor was abusing his position. Yakubu has since practiced his culture’s traditional religion and established a reputation as a drunkard.
Then Yakubu encountered the gospel in a way he had never heard it before thanks to the translation work of CRC missionaries.
Three new missionaries are preparing to serve God’s global Kingdom through Resonate Global Mission—Sarah Kluitenberg and Johnny and Kim Gryglewicz.
These missionaries are in the support-raising phase of their ministry, working with Resonate staff to find individuals and churches to join them in their respective ministries.
Dream Big and Share Hope—the Gryglewicz family
Hannah Damsteegt’s class of third graders was eager to learn more about God, but weren’t sure how. This all changed when their teacher taught them a science lesson about dinosaurs.
A missionary with Resonate Global Mission serving at International School Tegucigalpa in Honduras, Hannah is passionate about her third grade students and sharing the love of Christ. She strives daily to guide her students both academically and spiritually. Hannah especially loves to share God’s word in the classroom whenever she can.
“Adventures are ahead—Nicaragua, my last year of college, and then . . . whatever God says.”
People who follow Christ make up less than 1 percent of the Fulani population. So what it means to follow Christ, what it means to worship together, what it means to plant a church—these are mostly uncharted in Fulani culture.
Still, asking what the gospel looks like in a Muslim-majority West African culture has been on the forefront of the minds of Resonate missionaries who have been working alongside them for more than 30 years.
“We missionaries have always wanted an indigenous church as opposed to starting one ourselves or pastoring one,” said one missionary.